HomeNewsroomArticle Display

Goodfellow congratulates newest chief master sergeant selects

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, speaks to members of team Goodfellow during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Three senior master sergeants from the 17 TRW were selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, speaks to members of team Goodfellow during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Three senior master sergeants from the 17 TRW were selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

Team Goodfellow members congratulate Senior Master Sgt. Charmane Tatum on his promotion selection during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. The rank of chief master sergeant is reserved for the top one percent of U.S. Air Force enlisted members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

Team Goodfellow members congratulate Senior Master Sgt. Charmane Tatum on his promotion selection during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. The rank of chief master sergeant is reserved for the top one percent of U.S. Air Force enlisted members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lavor Kirkpatrick, 17th Training Wing command chief, present a promotion certificate to Senior Master Sgt. Charmane Tatum during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Tatum was one of three 17 TRW members to be selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lavor Kirkpatrick, 17th Training Wing command chief, present a promotion certificate to Senior Master Sgt. Charmane Tatum during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Tatum was one of three 17 TRW members to be selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lavor Kirkpatrick, 17th Training Wing command chief, present a promotion certificate to Senior Master Sgt. Malcolm Summers during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Summers was one of three 17 TRW members to be selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

U.S. Air Force Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Training Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Lavor Kirkpatrick, 17th Training Wing command chief, present a promotion certificate to Senior Master Sgt. Malcolm Summers during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center on Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, Nov. 26, 2019. Summers was one of three 17 TRW members to be selected for promotion to the rank of chief master sergeant. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chad Warren/released)

GOODFELLOW AIR FORCE BASE, Texas --

Goodfellow chief master sergeant selects celebrated their success during the Chief Master Sergeant Release Ceremony at the Event Center, Nov. 26.

Goodfellow held the ceremony to notify the selected promotees and give fellow wingmen and friends an opportunity to congratulate them on their success.

Chief Master Sgts. serve as key leaders at all levels in the Air force from flight-level to Air Staff. They serve as commandants, superintendents, program managers, command chief master sergeants, functional managers, and career field managers. Chief Master Sgts. must epitomize the finest qualities of a military leader and bring substantial operational and occupational experience, as well as strong institutional skills to their organizations and all assigned tasks. They must strive to further develop their leadership and management skills and develop subordinates into enlisted leaders of the future.

The chief master sergeant selects are:

(C)MSgt Malcolm O. Summers, Superintendent, Military Training, 17th Training Group

(C)MSgt Charmane R. Tatum, Superintendent, 313th Training Squadron

(C)MSgt Richard A. Sanchez, Operations Superintendent, 314th Training Squadron